When Derek Jeter announced his forthcoming retirement Wednesday, the world exploded in shows of praise and love for the longtime Yankee, and debate erupted regarding his place in baseball and Bronx Bomber history.

The discussion has been framed - thanks to a LeBron James interview earlier this week - around Mount Rushmore.  Does Derek Jeter belong on the Yankees' mountain of greats? Is he one of the club's top four players of all time?

The world has weighed in, and now each member of The Team will.  Here are our New York Yankee Mount Rushmores.

  • Joe Bianchino: Babe Ruth - Lou Gehrig - Joe DiMaggio - Derek Jeter
  • Armen Williams: Babe Ruth - Lou Gehrig - Mickey Mantle - Mariano Rivera
  • Pierce Brix: Babe Ruth - Lou Gehrig - Joe DiMaggio - Mickey Mantle
  • Joe Calderone: Babe Ruth - Lou Gehrig - Joe DiMaggio - Derek Jeter
  • Andrew Williams: Babe Ruth - Lou Gehrig - Joe DiMaggio - Derek Jeter